Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Raleigh, NC

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 34,170
2006 37,540
2007 39,600
2008 41,630
2009 42,210
2010 42,020
2011 44,330
2012 46,690
2013 49,290
2014 52,000
2015 53,160
2016 57,040
2017 58,500
2018 59,650

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 260
2006 370
2007 430
2008 440
2009 450
2010 590
2013 240
2014 290
2015 320
2016 270
2017 290
2018 280

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 3,340
2006 3,200
2007 3,340
2008 3,430
2009 3,030
2010 3,140
2011 3,840
2012 4,630
2013 4,260
2014 4,020
2015 4,210
2016 5,150
2017 4,970
2018 5,180

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,540
2006 910
2007 460
2008 180
2009 130
2010 150
2011 250
2012 300
2013 380
2014 580
2015 1,170
2016 1,120
2017 900
2018 1,530

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 590
2006 610
2007 620
2008 580
2009 560
2010 580
2011 630
2012 640
2013 720
2014 650
2015 740
2016 980
2017 890
2018 940

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,100
2006 2,950
2007 3,780
2008 3,980
2009 4,980
2010 4,240
2011 4,190
2012 3,700
2013 4,330
2014 4,450
2015 4,640
2016 5,820
2017 6,780
2018 7,130

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 840
2006 580
2007 700
2008 600
2009 600
2015 410
2016 380
2017 350

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2016 30
2017 30

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 2,350
2006 2,880
2007 3,920
2008 3,670
2009 4,680
2010 3,720
2011 3,970
2012 2,910
2013 2,280
2014 2,430
2015 2,860
2016 2,860
2017 2,610
2018 2,290

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 800
2006 990
2007 1,200
2008 1,360
2009 1,630
2010 1,760
2011 1,950
2012 1,510
2013 1,410
2014 1,650
2015 1,710
2016 1,780
2017 1,940
2018 2,160

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 10,850
2006 11,170
2007 10,440
2008 10,930
2009 9,740
2010 11,560
2011 13,100
2012 15,420
2013 18,120
2014 19,130
2015 18,750
2016 19,980
2017 19,960
2018 19,810

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 990
2006 870
2007 1,010
2008 1,190
2009 1,040
2010 640
2011 670
2012 1,830
2013 1,840
2014 2,460
2015 1,580
2016 1,770
2017 2,260
2018 1,800

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 6,740
2006 8,310
2007 8,990
2008 10,010
2009 10,940
2010 10,070
2011 9,870
2012 9,600
2013 10,480
2014 10,720
2015 10,690
2016 10,870
2017 10,550
2018 11,200

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 430
2006 260
2007 210
2008 530
2009 430
2010 560
2011 300
2012 370
2013 250
2014 260
2015 470
2016 710
2017 1,120
2018 1,110

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 870
2006 1,170
2007 1,200
2008 1,350
2009 1,050
2010 1,080
2011 1,000
2012 1,200
2013 1,330
2014 1,460
2015 1,720
2016 1,740
2017 2,040
2018 1,630

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 1,260
2006 1,540
2007 1,570
2008 1,570
2009 1,520
2010 1,510
2011 1,510
2012 1,530
2013 1,770
2014 1,820
2015 2,070
2016 2,030
2017 1,830
2018 1,700

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,230
2006 1,720
2007 1,730
2008 1,820
2009 1,430
2010 1,500
2011 1,600
2012 1,850
2013 1,720
2014 1,910
2015 1,770
2016 1,540
2017 1,940
2018 2,520